Bug in Bash shell allow attackers to execute code on Linux, Unix and Mac OSX

A security vulnerability in the GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash), the command-line shell used in many Linux and Unix operating systems, could leave systems running those operating systems open to exploitation by specially crafted attacks. The bug, discovered by Stephane Schazelas, is related to how Bash processes environmental variables passed by the operating system or […]

Steps to configure Weblogic proxy plugin in IIS6.0

To configure weblogic Proxy plugin in IIS6.0 we need to have mainly two dll’s (iisforward.dll & iisproxy.dll) and iisproxy.ini in the same folder. The mentioned dll’s  (iisforward.dll & iisproxy.dll) are available with the weblogic installation folder. My environment details Microsoft windows server 2003(32bit) IIS6.0 Weblogic 10.3.6 In my setup the dll’s was available in the below location for […]

Quest Visual is joining Google!

Quest Visual, the maker of the incredible Word Lens app, posted on its website that it has been acquired by Google.   Quotes from wordlens website With Word Lens, we’ve seen the beginnings of what’s possible when we harness the power of mobile devices to “see the world in your language.” By joining Google, we can incorporate Quest […]

How to enable telnet in a Linux server?

Telnet is a network protocol, used to provide bi-directional text-oriented communication facility. Note: Telnet in is insecure protocol and it is recommended that you use ssh server.  WARNING! Installing telnet on your server makes the server open to an un-encrytpted communications, it’s not recommended to use telnet, use Secure (SSH). Telnet Server installation In Debian/Ubuntu user@techinx$ […]